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to north america. now back to "on the record" with greta van susteren. senator rant democrats dig their own grave. he says let democrats raise taxes on everybody. senator paul telling republican colleagues senator to vote present on a deal allowing democrats to push through their tax hikes. why would rand paul want to take that tactic? the senator joins us. good evening, sir. >> good evening, greta. >> explain to me why you think that's a good tactic. >> i think what we should do first of all is put forward what we are for. if they are in the house the house leadership should put something forward that extends the bush tax cuts forever and has significance spending cuts, and i think they passed that. the democrats won't accept that and were unwilling to stay by our position, then i had say let them pass a tax increase on the upper increase folks but let it do it with their votes, not our votes. republicans vote present, democrats pass the tack increase with only democrat votes and then the democrats are the parties of high taxes and the republicans are the party of lower taxes. th
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america that won't bring their money home. money goes where it is welcome. >> let me ask you about google. google managed to do tax avoidance, but i is not illegal, by putting money in bermuda and i think they saved $2 billion in tax avoid dance. what efforts are being done by the democrats or the republicans to discourage that type of lawful avoid dance, but nonetheless, a huge amount of money for a very wealthy company? >> i'm not against them doing that. in fact, i compliment them because that money stayed in the private marketplace. but i would say to folks who are doing that, don't come to washington and agitate for higher taxes if you are avoiding taxes. by all means, continue to legally avoid as many taxes as you can because that keeps money in the private marketplace and helps to create jobs. i'm all for that. but don't come at the same time and go tore higher taxes because we need lower the boys use capital one venture miles for their annual football trip. that's double miles you can actually use. tragically, their ddy got sacked by blackouts. but it's our tradition! that'